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Are your gums tender or swollen and bleed often? If so, you could be suffering from gum disease. Gum disease is an infection in your gums that can cause to tooth decay and other negative results. However, the good news is if gum disease is caught quickly, then you have a better chance or reducing permanent damage.

Signs and symptoms of gum disease include tender gums, swollen gums, gums that are pulling away from your teeth, loose teeth, and constant bad breath. If you suffer from any of these symptoms, please contact your dentist right away so you can begin treatment.

Other factors can increase the risk of developing gum disease. These factors include diabetes, tobacco use, poor oral hygiene, and even medications. These factors have all been linked to causing gum disease, which is why it’s more important than ever to keep up with your oral health and hygiene.

If you have any of these signs or symptoms of gum disease, please contact your dentist right away. Your dentist can address or answer any questions or concerns you have pertaining to your oral care. So, call us today and schedule an appointment. Let us give you a smile you can truly be thankful for this holiday season.